glucokinase

noun
glu·​co·​ki·​nase | \ ˌglü-kō-ˈkī-ˌnās How to pronounce glucokinase (audio) , -ˌnāz\

Definition of glucokinase

: a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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glucokinase

noun
glu·​co·​ki·​nase | \ -ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce glucokinase (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucokinase

: a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose in metabolic processes

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